What is a sport?
A sport is
an activity requiring physical ability, physical fitness, or technique
and strategy in which usually, but not always, involves competition
between two or more people
Importance of sports in
your child's life:
else can a young, impressionable youth learn values like discipline,
responsibility, self confidence, sacrifice, leadership and
determination? Yes, as parents we try to instill these
values in our children but it is much more effective if they are
learning as they are having fun. Sports, in an invisible way, will
teach your child each of these extremely valuable principles:
discipline, self confidence, responsibility, determination, leadership.
is the direct result of following the rules and regulations of not only
the coach but also the sport itself.
is built with each step onto a field, rink or court. As your child
sees their abilities improve, their confidence level rises, and they
have a more positive outlook on life.
Children participating in
sports learn responsibility and sacrifice because they need to
balance their busy schedules between schoolwork, practice, games and
Determination is the result
of wanting to win the game and not let yourself, coach or fellow
Leadership is learned
through the actions and good sportsmanship of both the coach and
In addition, children and young
adults involved in sports learn health practices that they carry through
their entire lives, make bonding friendships and learn how to deal with
Most importantly your children
learn what it is to have fun and how it feels to be successful.